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THE SPANISH HOUR: HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH: CLASSICAL MUSIC OF CUBA

From: Candice Agree
Series: The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree
Length: 58:31

The Spanish Hour offers the fourth in its month-long mini-series celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month (September 16-October 15) with music from some of Cuba’s best-known and best-loved composers, all born in Havana.

Aaron_escobar-cuba_libre_small The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month (September 16-October 15) with five weekly programs focusing on the contributions of Latin American composers to classical music. This month of programs is part of the weekly series The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree, in production since 2010. Join us for music by some of Cuba’s best-known and best-loved composers, all born in Havana, including Tania León, Leo Brouwer, Joaquín Nin, Manuel Saumell, and "the Cuban Gershwin," Ernesto Lecuona.

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Piece Description

The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month (September 16-October 15) with five weekly programs focusing on the contributions of Latin American composers to classical music. This month of programs is part of the weekly series The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree, in production since 2010. Join us for music by some of Cuba’s best-known and best-loved composers, all born in Havana, including Tania León, Leo Brouwer, Joaquín Nin, Manuel Saumell, and "the Cuban Gershwin," Ernesto Lecuona.

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Falla, Manuel de (arr. Paco de Lucía) El sombrero de tres picos (The Three-Cornered Hat) La danza de los vecinos (The Neighbors Dance) Paco de Lucía, guitar Paco de Lucía Plays Manuel De Falla. Philips 836 032-2 0 01:00
Saumell Robredo, Manuel: La Tedezco Felix Spengler, piano Two Spheres: Memories from Cuba. piu mosso VAPPIU001 0 03:00
Saumell Robredo, Manuel: El pañuelo de Pepa Felix Spengler, piano Two Spheres: Memories from Cuba. piu mosso VAPPIU001 0 04:00
León, Tania: Bailarín David Starobin, guitar Tania León; Singin' Sepia. Bridge 9231 0 06:00
Nin, Joaquín: Mensaje a Claudio Debussy Nicholas Unwin, piano Piano Music by Joaquín Nin. Centaur CRC 2362 0 03:00
Nin, Joaquín: Cantos populares españoles Victoria de los Angeles, soprano; Gerald Moore, piano Victoria de los Angeles: Songs of Spain. EMI Classics 7243 5 66937 2 2 0 12:00
Brouwer, Leo: Sonata Ricardo Gallén, guitar< Ricardo Gallén Guitar Recital. Naxos 8.554832 0 15:00
Lecuona, Ernesto: Canciones Ernesto Lecuona, piano Lecuona - The Ultimate Collection. BMG Classics 09026-68671-2 0 08:00

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